Digital News Report – The 49-year old Eddie Murphy graciously accepted his Kid’s Choice Awards 2011 for his role in Shrek Forever After.
“Thank you, thank you so much,” Murphy told the audience. “Thank you for liking Shrek. This is like an early birthday present. Tomorrow is my birthday.”
Eddie Murphy, who will turn 50 years old on April 3rd, won the Favorite Voice From an Animated Movie award. After accepting the award he had the whole audience sing happy birthday to himself.
His voice is the fictional Donkey on Shrek. He serves as the comic relief beside Shrek, played by Mike Myers.
By Tim Edwards